As part of their continued program of store development and improvement, Morrisons challenged their suppliers to propose innovation programs.
As a specified lighting supplier since 2014, Advance was asked to review retrofitting the Ara LED range of lighting products into the existing stores.
- 3.5 year ROI
- 69% – 283% increase in light levels
- Potential multimillion pound saving for estate wide program
“Advance were uniquely positioned to provide a turnkey design, manufacture and installation. We are very pleased with the outcome.”
Nicholas Jones – Refrigeration Engineer, WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC
Advance was asked to provide a business case for the retrofit of LED lighting to existing cabinets, as well as this seeing if this could be accomplished within a credible ROI period.
There was little development for this project as the Ara range of LED lights was already specified. We realised the efficiency of installation would prove critical to the success of the project.
Working in conjunction with both the store, the cleaning contractor and the cabinet manufacturer, Advance coordinated the installation program to provide minimum disruption. This also ensured the program could be concluded as quickly and efficiently as possible.
The trial store conducted at Swinnow Road Pudsey, proved a huge success with positive feedback from both Morrisons’ delivery partners and consumers.